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... a majority of the outages are in baltimore city. city.here's a look at the latest numbers... total- anne arundel-baltimore city- baltimore county- the damaging weather comes as more than 300 thousand people are preparing to attend artscape in the city. city. joel d. smith is live on the charles street bridge to see how the exhibits and tents survived the storm. good morning joel d. america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape features 150+ fine artists, 3 stages... 17 generators350k attendeeds12 city blocksopen one hour earlier... 3 we continue to foolow the breaking news out of colorado.. colorado..((ááápat ad libááá)) libááá)) you're watching fox 45 good day baltimore. ((break 2)) 3 3 ---shooting update --24 year old james holmes in few hourspolice presser in a - 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 for more information about the spca go to our website foxbaltimore dot com slash morning. we continue to follow the breaking news out of colorado.. colorado..((ááátom ad libááá)) libááá)) but up next.. .we're cooking with banan
spent the final hours of his position as baltimore city police commissioner working on his next job... pitching for the or. orioles.well... maybe not so much, but he did get to throw out the first pitch earlier today at the athletics- orioles game in camden yards. decked out in his number one jersey... bealefeld walked out to just in front of the pitcher's mound a threw one into miguel gonzalez.bealefeld began his tenure as a baltimore city police officer in 1981 as a cadet. a 20-foot sinkhole on monument street east of patterson park avenue in east baltimore is causing big problems for busine. businesses.several of the businesses in a 2- block area have had to close while crews work on the sinkhole.the city department of public works thinks the hole was caused by damage to brick storm drainage tunnel that runs under the street and carries rainwater to the inner harbor. the sinkhole is just another example of the problems caused by baltimore's aging infrastructure. a nice sunday.... after a beautiful weekend. weekend. 3 chief meteorologist vytas reid is standing by with a first l
. baltimore city place will staff police officers at all city movie theaters whether showing the dark night rises or not, this is not to alarm anyone or a response to any kind of real >> i think an attack at a movie theater hits home for individuals, i know other cities like new york have taken similar actions. we want to make sure people have an enjoyable time. the police are there. we are doing what they pay us to do. >> bay the time the matinee showing of the movie today, movie goers are aware of what happened in colorado. coming up we will speak with some of them and get their reactions as they walked in to our local theaters. brian kuebler, abc2 news. >>> the shooting forced the cancellation of the premier of the movie. crews spent the day taking down the red carpet display for the premier. workers were spotted along the front of theater. the studio released a statement this afternoon saying warner brothers and the film makers are deeply saddened to learn about this shocking inaccident. we extend sympathys to the families and loved ones of the victims at this tragic time. >>> president
minor congestion this morning. we will take you to the city limits baltimore city again dealing with the issues on lomb board street and because of last week's water main breaks. certainly use all the terntive routes to avoid the area. outside we go, 695 ready good looking shot this morning in the drive times showing us conditions are look pretty good on the road. 95 to 83 a 12-minute commute. 795 and 695 to fort mchenry tunnel, about 8 minutes. more traffic and weather in less than 10. charley now over to you. >>> a developing story overnight as 11 people are dead following a pickup crash in texas 100 miles southeast of san antonio. all those injured were in the same ford f250. police are not telling us how bad the other people involved are. the case remains under investigation. 11 dead and just south of san antonio. >>> it's expect to be a emotional day in colorado as the man accused of going on a shooting rampage will make an appearance in court. police say james holmes opened fire during the opening of the dark knight rises early friday morning and sherrie johnson is standin
. here is sarah. ." >> good morning. we have closures in the city on light street between baltimore and lombard. we check air speed sensor on 95, at 62 miles per hour -- we check our speed sensor. it will take you 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on greenspring, very light volume on the inner loop towards the j.f.x. no problems to report on the j.f.x. into town. we are tracking a smooth ride down towards the beltway on 795. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the suspected gunman in the theater shooting in colorado will make his first court appearance today. >> president obama was among those offering words of comfort. >> hallie jackson is live in our washington bureau. >> the president focused on the victims. he remembered their lives and their stories. ♪ balloons floated skyward at a vigil to remember 12 people killed in colorado. >> veronica sullivan. >> we will remember. >> the youngest, a little girl just 6 years old. some carried white roses. >> ♪ i once was lost >> family members of th
is being transformed for an international soccer match. >>> baltimore city neighborhood. from city blight to city bright. i'm pat warren, coming up on eyewitness news. the legacy of william donald schaefer. >> it's definitely a hit to my dignity. >>> i'm adam may. the growing calls to raise minimum wage. that's coming up. >>> watching for storms. what's in store for the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning forecast with bob. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is overcast with storms in the region and 89 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. there are growing calls across the country and right here in maryland to raise the minimum wage. today, struggling families take on politicians, deadlocked in how to fix the economy. adam may has more on the impact and the debate. hi, adam. >> hi, kai. yeah, over the last few years, politicians have been at odds over how to fix the economy. and meanwhile, the working class has become the working poor. >> reporter: baltimore packed city hall. brses bruce gross recently lost his constr
baltimore city and baltimore county. >> typical in low-lying areas. we have low-lying areas, southbound j.f.x., cold springs lane ramp tends to flood out. >> city transportation officials say they didn't see anything unusual as far as flooding. however, there were reports of flooding at the johns hopkins hospital ambulance entrance, as well as several downed trees and debris clogging drains. >> we kept crews in in anticipation of the storms, and we were able to respond to downed trees and high water. >> state highway officials were also busy thursday night, dealing with close to a dozen flooded state roads and dealing with closures as well. luckily, they say no lives were put in jeopardy because of standing water, and they remind motorists to use caution. >> never drive through standing water. it looks like you might get through, and then you can easily be taken away your entire vehicle, so you want to try and turn around and try a different route. additionally, if you can't see the visibility really bad, find a place to pull over to safety and just wait it out. >> city transportation off
on the victim's condition. we're following breaking is at a baltimore city. police are investigating a serious shooting in west baltimore. we're told that happened about half an hour ago. homicide detectives are on the scene because of the serious nature. baltimore county police have linked a suspect in a recent burglary to a sexual assault case. ricky marion bostic tried to break into a home on thursday night. upon further investigation, detectives believe the is the same man who sexually assaulted a woman and her roommate back in may. >> we took his fingerprints and we compared them to evidence recovered from a may 24 sexual assault. the fingerprints were a match. >> he remains behind bars tonight charged with first- degree burglary and sexual offenses. anne arundel medical center officials say an electrical fire and utility closet prompted the evacuation of more than two dozen mothers and newborns. a staff members and helped to escort people out of the building. the fire was found inside a third floor utility closet. fire crews were able to extinguish the fire, but not before much of the ho
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. >> reporter: both baltimore city and county police say people heading to the movies should expect to see more officers on patrol. >> just simply a precaution and extra resources to make sure people have a safe and enjoyable time. >> reporter: while police don't know of any threats moviegoers were still happy to see the extra security. >> whether it happens for the first time or it happens at a copy cat action you're always going to have to be vigilant. >> reporter: consumers can also do their part. >> they feel in their gut if they observe something that is unusual. they should notify somebody because the little information they know could save their lives. >> reporter: amc released this statement saying we will not allow any guests into our theaters in costumes that make other guests feel uncomfortable and we will not permit face covering masks or fake weapons inside our building. >> that's the best move they can make right now. people do want to go out and enjoy themselves and be safe. >> reporter: in addition to amc, other theaters are said to be doing bag checks and increasing their secu
their presence at local theaters. >> i get it. it makes sense to me. >> reporter: baltimore city is county police are saying people heading to the movies should expect to see more officers on patrol. >> just simply a precaution and extra resources. >> reporter: police don't know of threat to local theaters, movie-goers were happy to see the extra security. >> whether it happens for the first time or copycat. >> reporter: this security expert is saying that consumers can do their part. >> if they feel in their guts and observing something that is unusual, they should notify authorities immediately. because the little pieces might say lives. >> reporter: and theaters are making steps to make sure that people feel secure. amc released this statement. >> that is the best thing. people want to go out and enjoy themselves. >> reporter: some movie theaters are doing bag checks. reporting live, monique griego, eyewitness news. >> all right. so, again, here's what we know right now the suspect is 24- year-old james holmes. he had four guns and 6,000 rounds of ammunition that he purchased on the
are trying to fathom why anyone would kill him. and baltimore city police are on the lookout for the shooter. >> baltimore city police are investigating the shooting death of 23-year-old brandon sproal, a former basketball player at walbrook high school. monday night, around 10:30, brandon was hanging out on the corner of baker and mcking, with two other people, when he was robbed of his belongings and his life. >> when they were approached by two black males, one armed with a gun. >> police say sproal was ordered to his knees and then told to pus his hands behind his head. that's when he was shot. the other two victims got away. >> they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of the head. >> reporter: brandon died on the scene. the news hitting his former basketball coach like a ton of bricks. >> breaks my heart completely. >> reporter: brandon and his older brother rodney played and led the team to two championships back in 2005 and 2006. bridgers describes brandon as a tenacious player with a quiet spirit. >> this kid has had a job since he was in high school. always ear
in baltimore city. we have road closures due to the massive water main break. let's take a live look. as you can see, there is the vehicle fire at wilkins avenue if you look to the right side of your screen. for the most accurate and up to date information, count on us at wjz.com. >>> here is what people are talking about. shock waves from the ncaa penalties against penn state. the effects being felt not only at the campus but around the country this morning. sports director mark vive -- mark viviano has more. >>> reporter: good morning, the sanctions are steep and they include a $60 million fine, equal to one year of penn state's revenue, a rich program with a rich tradition finds itself on the brink of busted. in addition to the fine, a four- year ban on bowl games and a reduction in scholarships likely to cripple a once strong program. their proud past forever tarnished. penn state's present and future in doubt. the ncaa stopped short of shutting down the program, instead handing down wide ranging and long lasting punishment in reaction to the cover up of a sex scandal involving jerry san
the alamrm off. a baltimore city firefighter was rushed to the hospital. he was battling a blaze in east baltimore and suffered a burn to his hand. the firefighter has and released from the hospital. the police commissioner has a few more days before he officially retires. as a proper sendoff, he threw the first pitch at the orioles game today. he says he will miss his job at the department, but is looking forward it to what he will do next. >> something fun. something far less stressful. maybe let a little bit of my hair grow back. i am looking forward to it. i am anxious to get started. on the job is day wednesday. charges pending after police arrested a man who described himself as the joker and threatened to blow up the workplace in prince george's county. neil press got is still in the hospital tonight undergoing psychiatric evaluation. his apartment was full of guns and ammunition when they rated it on friday. according to police, press got called a supervisor at the pitney bowes this week. he threatened to shoot everyone in the building. he was in the process of being fired. >> in
...if you have any information about this case.....you are asked to call baltimore city police. you can help fight back against crime. call our fighting back hotline to let us know what you're doing to clean up the streets of your neighborhood. the number is 410-662-1456. 3 3 we're following a developing story regarding the second amen. amendment.the state of maryland must begin issuing concealed carry permits... unless they can prove you shouldn't be carrying a gun. a u-s district judge ruled a portion of the state law that requires marylanders to show "good and substantial reason" to carry a gun is inconstitutional. the state had appealed the ruling... and requested a stay but the juge said the state did not give enough proof that a stay was necessary. the case against the maryland law was brought by the second amendment foundation in 2010. that brings us to our question of the day.do you agree with the judge's ruling that makes it easier to get a gun permit in maryland? go to fox-baltimore dot com and tell us what you think. you can also sound off through facebook. send us
any information about this case.....you are asked to call baltimore city police. a man who police say sexually assaulted a woman two months ago is now under arrest. arrest.police found ricky bostic along towsontown boulevard last thursday.they say he forced his way into an apartment on versailles circle, which just so happens to be a neighboring apartment building. cpl. kathleen batton, baltimore co. police: 11.43.58 "it's extremely important to get someone like this off the streets. we have three separate crimes. people were home at the time he committed these offenses." offenses."bostic lived in a first floor apartment he's now at baltimore county detention center. a man is behind bars tonight accused in a deadly stabbing in baltimore county. 3 mark brown jr. is charged with first-degree murder after police say he stabbed his acquaintance phillip weatherford.the victim was found inside his car about 2-30 monday morning near pulaski highway and ebenezer road in white marsh. they were traveling southbound on pulaski highway in the victims vehicle when an argument occured, durnig th
. >> reporter: watson's run from the law started in baltimore city. preliminary reports say officers tried to stop watson after he sideswiped a car and kept going. police followed him through downtown streets. watson hopped on 97 south towards anne arundel county. police called off their pursuit and alert anne arundel county police of the man coming their way. sky eye 13 stayed with watson as he drives erratically during rush hour on the highway, coming close to running some cars off the road. >> certainly a dangerous situation. not just in our county, but in other areas, putting police in jeopardy. >> reporter: watson eventually gets off on telegraph road, speeding through a residential neighborhood. he smashes into a gold sedan. the driver was left stunned. >> pretty crazy, but justice prevails, i guess. >> reporter: watson's history with the justice system includes charges for dui, assault, and drug possession. his rap sheet got much longer, after 11 traffic violations just yesterday. >> ranging from leaving the scene of an accident and related charges. >> reporter: the vehicle watson w
. prepared. an officer is posted outside the landmark theater in downtown baltimore. baltimore city police say they have no information that suggests that an attack like what we saw in colorado would happen here. but still tonight, the department is boosting patrols as a precautionary measure. they say the propensity for a copy-cat crime is high following a high profile incident. (guglielmi) "we want people to know that there are extra police officers there for their added safety, added security. just want to also inform them that if they see additional resources, it's not because of anything troubling or alarming. it's just simply we want to have extra people around to make sure that they have an enjoyable time at the theater." tonight, the amc movie theater chain is making security changes. the movie giant will no longer allow people to wear costumes or face-covering masks into its theaters. police say the shooting suspect in colorado walked into the theater wearing a gas mask. live in north baltimore, keith daniels, fox 45 news, late edition. 3 here's... our...
watching baltimore city this morning, continuing to see delays as you make your way downtown again lombard light street affected in addition to fleet street and caroline and bomb street due to the water main break from last week. >>> beautiful shot. 43. things are smooth sailing. the drive times look like this. 695 downtown. a 12 minute ride. 795to 95, 13 minutes and 12 34eu7b9s from 95 to 83. -- 12 minute from 95 to # 3. charley back to you>>> back to developing story we have been following. at least 11 people are dead after a pickup truck left a highway crashing into a tree in southeastern texas. this happened last night in near goliad, about 100 miles southeast of san atono. all victims were in the same f- 250 forward pickup and another 12 people were hurt. some of them have life- threatening injuries. well as the man who is accused of going on a shooting rampage inside a colorado theater, prepares to head to court, the national debate over gun control is intensifying. scripps investigative unit went undercover in virginia to buy a type of high capacity gun clip that can hold up to 30 b
. >>> this noon baltimore city police are waiting for an tops autopsy. derek valcourt has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police do not know exactly what happened here. in fact, they are not certain how long this woman had been dead. >> saturday night just before 7:00 police were called to this apartment building, on 29th street in charles village. inside one of the apartments they found a badly decomposing body of a woman. police say it appears she had been dead for one week and her corpse was not alone. >> there was an individual who was inside of the apartment with her. she was taken into custody and questioned. at this point no charges have been brought. >> the woman's body has been sent for an autopsy and police are waiting to determine her cause of death and if charges will be filed. >> reporter: police say they do know who they woman is but are not releasing her identity yet. she's 41 and that apartment was not hers. jessica. >> thank you . commuters in downtown baltimore will have to deal with traffic detours for a few more weeks. light street will continue to
-hd and wjz.com, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> it is 4:30. 74 degrees with light rain in the area. hello. thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. >> dozens of men, women and children are dead, dying or injured. sarah reports from aurora. >> there's hundreds of people there around. >> reporter: chaos and panic following a shooting at a midnight showing of the dark knight rises. a man propped open an exit door at this aurora, colorado, cinema and threw in a smoke canister. >> anytime anyone would get up, he would shoot them. no specific agenda. >> reporter: he's 24-year-old james holmes. they evacuated his apartment complex after the suspect allegedly made comments about explosives. >> our investigation determined that his apartment is booby trapped with apparent trip wires. it may be hours or days. >> reporter: the investigation into the crime continues with the community rallying together. >> we've taken a blow toda
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was not hers. >> the apartment building where her body was discovered is owned by the baltimore city housing e authority. ed -- housing authority. >>> road closures caused frustrating gridlock for thousands of commuters in downtown. the work is expected to take 2 weeks. senator ben cardin is calling on congress for help. he said the ageing water system is a problem facing many states. >>> some heat returns to maryland and it's bringing the humidity with it. here's a live look outside. the sun is out but it's mostly cloudy skies for the day and there's a chance for pop up thunderstorms. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob turk is tracking the weather. >> saturday was a record low of 69. right now the upper 80s. we have some scattered shower activity around. most of it looks like it's to our north or to our southwest. the closest active to the maryland is bad ship across southern pennsylvania. it looks like it's going to hit to your folks in northern sections of hartford county, maybe cecil county in the next couple of hours. there's some showers that may move into northern baltimore and h
. we still do not know the particulars of what the incident was about. baltimore city police have shut down both north and southbound between belvedere. but we will update you as we get more information. >> in addition to the penn state story, james holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 others, faced a judge for the first time today. the initial hearing was held this morning. it give us the first public glimpse of the suspect since his alleges that murderous rampage. we have more from arapahoe county, colorado. >> good evening. it was a packed house. five family members of victims as they've got the first glimpse of the man responsible for changing their lives and community forever. >> these are the first public images of james homes since the attack, the picture of the evil for so many watching including family members of the victims. >> he looked demonic or something. >> the 24-year-old is accused of plotting for months before carrying out a murderous rampage. his hair was dyed bright fitting descriptions just after the massacre when he told police he was the j
have settled down. there are a few sprinkles and baltimore city right now. there is some heavier stuff out in the mountains. there is a line of storms we're watching coming out of ohio. if things altogether, there's a possibility we could get minor flooding again later on tonight. as it crosses over the mountains, we will have a very stable air mass over baltimore. we of have showers, and that is not conducive to creating energy in the atmosphere. my sense is that this will fall apart a little bit. we will pick up between 1 inches and 4 inches of rain. we have over 3 inches. and carroll county, they have some flooding. a flood watches in effect for everybody west of the chesapeake bay. -- a flood watch is in effect for everybody west of the chesapeake bay. from baltimore on north right now, in the 70's and even 60's in pennsylvania. south of town, it is in the 80's. 73 at the airport. 70 degrees and was mr.. the forecast tonight -- mostly cloudy skies. maybe a thunderstorm. the temperatures will drop into the upper 60's and low 70's. mixture of clouds and sunshine. the best chance will
in baltimore city. >> like the others, they follow the same pattern. they tend to be older. all of them are over the age of 45. they're distributed around the state. >> reporter: the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions are most vulnerable. and that message is getting out. >> if you do have somebody elderly in your family, you do need to check on them. especially if they don't have air conditioning. >> reporter: one step that could prevent the death toll from rising as we head into august. maryland has issued 12 heat advisories this summer already. meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> the city opened several cooling centers throughout the day today. and extended hours at public pools. remember, wjz 13 is always on. check in for first warning weather coverage. for updates on the forecast, live doppler radar any time, log onto wjz.com. >>> well, fresh off harsh criticism from their dur etcho storm response, bge is seeking rate increases. if approved by the public service commission, the transmission portion of your bill would increase by about 6.6%. gas transmission
and a few issues across baltimore city. certainly involving that sinkhole but the baltimore national pike. that's where we have an on going accident tying up lanes reducing speeds to 40 miles an hour. that's along 70 and 40 speeds down to around 40 miles per hour. slide that off down to the south and another issue to bring to your attention. again this is down along baltimore national pike. northbound from 95 to 495. so we will be dealing with that. outside we go for a live look. and we're starting to get jammed. westbound on 695. charlie? >>> and mike there's a sinkhole on monument street. for commuters it's going to cause problems this morning. it's the latest example causing damage to city streets. it opened up wednesday afternoon over a storm drain tunnel that carries water to the inner harbor. that drain dates back to the 1930s. >>> well, a man is supposed to be in jail was accidentally released. john planters was being held on assault charges and was mistakenly let out monday. police are now looking into what may have happened. we'll have more for you on this at abc2news.com. let's
this morning. let's take you to the maps. an accident in baltimore city, to bring your attention to. fleet at central avenue. we have to tell you an issue in cane street lumbart, an accident that is giving us slower than normal speeds. orioles are in town tonight at 7:05, expect delays after 5:00. 30 miles per hours down to baltimore washington parkway. southbound lane at 195 at 175. this is a shot of bell ware road. see you in 25 with another traffic update. so what i'm saying is, people like options. when you take geico, you can call them anytime you feel like saving money. it don't matter, day or night. use your computer, your smartphone, your tablet, whatever. the point is, you have options. oh, how convenient. hey. crab cakes, what are you looking at? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. ♪ >>> why are we playing "hail to the chief"? i don't know but the crowd seems to love it. who are they seeing out there? the latest on the campaign trail. there he is, will ferrell, starring as cam brady. that's how you roll. >> congratulations on running
legislation. baltimore city, washington, d.c., and fairfax county all have policies. >> bird lovers and wildcat lovers promise they'll be back when it comes up again, too. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> and alley cat ally says humans are a far greater threat than these cats and they say trapped, neuter and return, is the only proven way to shrink the population of the millions of wildcats that we've been talking about. >>> we have breaking news in arlington tonight, where two bodies have been discovered. the picture live here from arlington where police are on the scene where they responded to park shirlington apartments. there were reports of a 30-year- old woman found dead. when paramedics got there, a second body was found. officers cordenned off a building. they have a crew on the way. we'll bring you more when it becomes available. >>> to d.c. now, where residents say the city is doing okay. that's according to a new web based service that allows the mayor to take the temperature of how people feel in the city. bruce johnson has seen this report card. you actually gone out and t
. update on the situation in baltimore city. light street closed between east baltimore and east lombard. also fleet street between south caroline and southbound. light drive on 795. this traffic report is brought to you by toyota and you local toyota dealer. now is the time to jump to toyota to find out how many ways there are to save when you buy right. now it's time for manic monday. >>> all right. ron matz, good morning. how was your vocation? did you re-- vacation? did you relax? >> reporter: very relaxing, didn't do a lot, just sat on my posterior for a year. >> did you go to the ocean? what did you do? >> reporter: i was away. undisclose ed d location. >> i understand. you have enough of that during your normal life. >> reporter: jessica, good morning to you. >> hi, ron. >> reporter: great to see you. we have a great group. they are ready to rock and roll. ladies and gentlemen, from ownings mills ebi. a couple of quick announcements. let me say hi to kelly in westminster and my aunt peggy. get well soon. all right. ebi, aleisha come up here. how are you? >> i'm good. >> reporter:
where the city. the mayor reworked the race course. >> baltimore is open for business. it's boeing to be a great week -- it's going to be a great weekend. >> it's an effort to make the downtown event easier to navigate and more visitor friendly. >> northeast market is one that you really want to be in if you're in any kind of sport. it's great for indy car racing to be here. >> michael andretti said one of the biggest challenges has been planning this in a short amount of time. however, the team says they're in it for the long hall and we can expect them to be back in baltimore the following year. >> race on llc has a 5-year deal with the city of baltimore. >>> next up this morning right here on wjz. >> good morning. the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre now set to appear in court. the latest in the case coming up. >> i'm mike schuh live at bge. executives want to raise your rate. reaction when we return. >> oh lympic authorities come under fire as some of the sports venues have had poor attendance. all the details coming up. >> it's that time of the morning we start
. >> city police are investigating a shooting in northwest baltimore. police say a man was shot multiple times just after 3:00 saturday morning in the 3500 block of west belvedere avenue. 21-year-old was hit in the face and body and he was taken to an area hospital and is in critical but stable condition. detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the northwest precinct. >> a four wheeler timid over in baltimore county sending eight people to the hospital. the accident happened in the 1700 block of munkton farm drive a little after 10:00 has night. baltimore county police are currently investigating that incident and police in carroll county are investigating a multivehicle car crash in mount airy. it happened at the intersection of route 27 and south main street before 7:00 last night. we're told there were multiple injuries. no word of what caused that crash. howard county police have identified a man killed in a car crash in ellicott city. the accident happened around 1:45 saturday in the 9500 block of old frederick road. mrs. say 87-year-old harold n
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at this hour. so, again, reduce speed between 30 and 35 miles per hour. we'll take you down to baltimore city, and, again, we also have another issue on charles street, there's an accident bringing your speeds down to around 27 miles per hour. and as we slide down towards the south closer into the city limits, take a look, accident west 29th street right now as you go downtown. live look outside, 695 at harford road. it's starting to look bad out there. we'll be back today at 5:00. 3q back to school time means back to school germs. that's why lysol partners with schools to help teach healthy habits, habits you can reinforce by adding lysol wipes and no-touch hand soap to your back to school list. learn more at lysol.com/schools
at the temperatures. here we are in washington, 76. down south, in the 80's. oklahoma city, 106 degrees. there we are with our nice 76 degrees. baltimore, annapolis 15, almost 20 degrees there is a live view of rehoboth. cloudy with some showers and a breeze that you can see a ocean city tomorrow. i think the sunshine will be coming back. look at ocean city. 73 degrees. that is what the water temperature is. 73 degrees. the heavier ones are well up to our north west. there have been a few little pop-up variety thundershowers, but i think as that gets into the moist air the humid air that is around us, -- earlier, there was a line. that is beginning to break up near pittsburgh. you can get an idea. there are some out to our west. i think those will be if anything staying more to the south, you folks in charles county, near fredericksburg. the rain in the last two days, in ocean city, four inches, but overall, it has been spotty. through the overnight hours some of the showers more to our south. look at the temperatures. by tomorrow, some spots will be in to be high 60's to 70's, and tomorrow, i t
. 72 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and a little cooler here to our west. our friends in winchester. 70 to start your day. lots of humidity. dew point temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. a humid monday for us. we had a sprinkle or two overnight. nothing at the moment. we will likely see showers and storms redevelop later this afternoon. i think much of your day here, the next couple of hours will be dry. by mid- to late afternoon look out for the possibility of scattered storms. a few could be on the strong side a little later. monday, 93 washington. 90 annapolis. 91 in warrenton. more of the same on the five- day. that will be coming up in a minute. let's do some traffic. lauren demarco is here. >> we had reports of debris in maryland past 198 in laurel. watch out for that. possibly an object on the road. if you are traveling the beltway outer look heavy from 95 to silver spring. university boulevard it does break free and things are better across the american legend bridge. lots of areas are with fog. reduced visibility near montrose, give yourself plenty of breaking distance. 66.
. it is a drop in the bucket. penn state brings in $200 million a year from alumni. >> city police officers are investigating a late-night homicide in west baltimore. we brought this to you last night as breaking news at 11:00. the victim has not been identified. we are getting word of another shooting just around 10:00 p.m. city police officers responded to a call of shots fired at east preston street, where they found a 27-year-old male victim suffering a gunshot went to the light sentencing is scheduled for a man convicted in his role in a murder for hire plot. he faces a life sentence without the possibility of parole his co-defendant, shot a hickman, testified that she paid him a2 kill albert ro. she was afraid that he would find out she was stealing money from the business. >> i still think there is a threat of severe weather route in baltimore this afternoon. nothing going on right now. we have a few sprinkles near dc and annapolis. strong thunderstorms south of frostburg and maryland. it tornado warning was issued for grant county in west virginia. this will travel to adjust to the
at baltimore street. you can use hopkins place. if you are using 95 to get in to the city, here is a live look at 395, a nice easy ride and if you are traveling the through the fort mc henry, 8 minutes to travel from the beltway to the toll plaza. if you are using the west side, that's in great shape as well. 11 minutes on the outer loop from 795, towards 95. no issues in to the city. 11 minutes from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. a look at your traffic, now here is lynette charles. >>> satellite and radar, not picking up on a lot. we have one little storm, you see that there along the bay. that is not affecting us. we have a better chance for an isolated shower this afternoon and then the chances go up in to tomorrow. let me take you outside, we have a little bit less than an hour before the sun begins to rise. we can see what is going on in bel air, nice and quiet. fair skies and cars trying to move along the roadways. all in all, things are quiet this morning, that's going to be the trend, as we go in to the afternoon. temperature in northville, 70 degrees, 71 chestertown, edg
speeds of 305 megabits per second only available in select cities including d.c. and baltimore. lady gaga is getting sued for failing to approve a line of dolls in her image. she is waiting until her album comes out. she says it is a dispute between her merchandising company and the doll company. retinol to lisa baden. >> newschopper 7 is looking at 66 traffic coming eastbound out of manassas to get into centreville to 50 fair oaks slow traffic. that is typical. lanes are open to get to the vienna metro station. metro rail is on normal service. adam caskey now. >> today is a perfect day to hipaa links -- to hit the links. >> tomorrow will be a great day to go swimming. there is the potomac river and the roosevelt bridge. traffic is moving very smoothly with light volume on the roosevelt bridge. clear conditions. even over the bay. you cannot beat the sunrise. 74 degrees at chesapeake beach with a dew point approach 61. low humidity today. in gaithersburg, 63. 66 in winchester and 66 in culpeper. here's a wider view of temperatures. after show you this. this is where the hot air is c
. 72346 washington. 71 in baltimore this morning. -- 72 in washington. 74 in ocean city. we do have one or two showers and sprinkles across the region. just looking real carefully here, a few well out to the west into west virginia. a few more up towards baltimore. that is about t you mighten count are a shower or light sprinkle on the way to work. better chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. they will be widespread, scattered. not everybody will see them but for all of us, kind of hazy and humid with temperatures back in the 90s. about 93 in washington. >> okay. thank you, tucker. >> let's talk to lauren demarco about the roads. on-time traffic, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. we have been following the accident in clinton, route 5 branch avenue southbound. lanes were closed at birch hill road. good news there, it has moved off to the right shoulder so your travel lanes have reopened. lepts a take a look at trafficlapped. if you are traveling 95, got a bit of volume here heading up into the mixing bowl. -- let's take a look at trafficland. we had this incident here unde
problems in baltimore, a crash at sandel wood rode. no delays, a easy ride in to the city. harrisburg expressway, shawan road, fog in the area, expect a little bit of reduced visibility. no delays heading towards 695. charlie, over to you. >>> you never know if you or someone you love maybe blood from the red cross. the organization says the supply dropped to the lowest level in 15 years. recent storms canceled blood drives. doctors say the extreme heat is now keeping many regular donors at home this summer. >> you never know who is going to be the next person that needs blood. it might be your next door neighbor or your child or you. >> a shortage is so severe that hospitals may cancel elective surgeries or may postpone serious procedures like liver transplants because those procedures require so much blood. >>> couple set to say i dos, got the worst call, days before nuptials. the reason they were told they couldn't get married at the place they were worshiping for years. >>> libby is always smiling and never come plains. where you can find this overly chipper customer service rep,
the area. we have some problems in the city with the closure of light street between baltimore and lombard. mount royal closures should be opening and about 20 minutes. we move well on the west side, at 59 as you travel down towards 95 in the southwest corner. 10 minute travel time down south to 32. five minutes on 95 south between the 895 split and the fort mchenry. here's a quick live look at traffic. moving well into town. a smooth start on 295. building volume southbound as you get closer to the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> the number 16 bus is delayed. number 36 and 51 diverting at washington boulevard and monroe. 1, 10, 64, and 120 buses are in diverting because of a closure on light street. i'm dave allen. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. a little bit of cloud cover to start the day. the biggest difference will be a jump in the temperatures. in the 60's on saturday. 70 in randallstown. the dew points are around 70, 71. the atmosphere is pretty much saturated. a pretty humid start for us. some sp
, mike. a water main break continues to cause big problems in downtown baltimore. light street is shut down between baltimore street and lombard street. there is a detour in place, but you will want to expect heavy congestion in the area. many roads closed in the city for this weekend's artscape. for a complete list, go to abc2news.com, all the information there that you will need to know. if you are traveling the jfx, no delays getting into the city. here's a live look at the beltway in parkville on harford road. outer loop moving slowly up to the boulevard. megan, over to you. >> lauren, thanks. >>> thousands of people went without power overnight and into this morning after the storms hit us last night. cars tried to drive into flooded streets in downtown baltimore. the hilton at camden yards has serious cleaning up to do today after flood waters went through the ceiling and water managed to get into the emergency room of johns hopkins as well. >>> today we may learn the identity of a pilot killed in a plane crash outside of ocean city. police say the small banner plane was having
baltimore area conditions sitting clear. that was not the case earlier today. one of those rare days where you go from cloud cover top showers -- to showers. we saw brighter conditions overtake the city as we worked into the afternoon. how about a look at laurel aboard the football field getting greener now that we had decent rain and skies clearing off nicely after morning rain and ocean city always a place to be in the last days of july. as we look toward the first days of august, pretty good beach weather beach side. let's take a look at the overall setup. 85 at airport. humidity moderate to high. winds are out of the east. that's holding temps down a it ll bit so. 90 for a high today at the inner harbor. hot, yes, but not the extreme heat we often see at the tail end of the month. the moisture levels, the humidity values are about as high as they ge. typically 70 or so. we can get dew points up to 75, 78. it can happen but it's unusual. we're in a high humidity situation. a heat index value. 91 in annapolis, what it feels like, heat plus humidity, that real feel temperature in the tame
and white mar nsh marsh in to the city. if you are using the jfx, a 12 minute ride from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. a live look at the west side, traffic starting to pick up at baltimore national pike. you are looking at a 14 minute ride from 795, towards 95. here is how traffic is shaping up. inner loop, no problems towards 95. the outer loop picking up towards towson. that's a look at your time saver traffic. >>> the prosecution will formally charge james holmes, the man 12 people and injuring 58 others while in aurora, colorado. sherrie johnson is here with what is expected in court today. >> lots going on in court today. today the prosecution will formally charge james holmes for the shooting death of 12 people and wounding 58 hours. holmes could face hundreds of charges including 12 counts of first degree murder, 58 counts of attempted murder, reckless endangerment for the explosives found in his apartment. some victims and families will be in court. at the center is a notebook holmes sent to a psychiatrist, the book includes plans for a massacre. >> if a psychologist o
baltimore. baltimore third line, 3.25 inches of rain. it poured there yesterday. especially around the key bridge. ocean city too with over four inches of rain. take a look at your beach forecast coming up in a couple of minutes. but it has been pretty soggy out there ocean city. here's a look at storm 4 radar. light showers right now. around annapolis, maryland, fairfax, shifting to the east. leesburg a little wet. i-66 wet weather too. then you'll notice the little areas that are a little darker here around winchester, scattered, moderate rain as well as around petersburg. up around morgantown and some pockets there, clusters of thunderstorms. lightning but i'm still not expecting any severe thunderstorms for our area and that means we're not going to be looking at any high winds rushing through this area, just some moderate and heavy rain in spots that could lead to more flooding. northeast wind for us, way cool for us too. 76 degrees, are ronald reagan washington national airport right now forecast for tonight, wake up forecast 75 degrees by 11:00 p.m. heaviest rain for us between 8:
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